The second part of summer restaurant week starts today, so get out there and take advantage of the discount rates — $24.07 for lunch and $35.00 for dinner — at some of the city’s most exclusive restaurants. Check out this page for a look at participating spots.
78thand2nd recently hit and recommends Maya — the place nails it with a fantastic upscale “modern mexican” cuisine and good service (get the margaritas, any entree and make sure to get dessert as well). Maya is located at 1191 First Ave (near 65th) and is one of chef Richard Sandoval’s restaurants.
Some other food news, according to the Times we have a few new spots in the neighborhood:
Freefoods, an organic catering company with a range of options including vegan menus and a lunch delivery program called Office Organics has opened at 326 East 81st St. (212) 249-4529.
And Chennai, a kosher vegetarian place, “where lentils star” has opened its doors at 1663 First Avenue (86th Street),